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Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 5-9-24 Picks

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San Francisco Giants (16-21) vs. Colorado Rockies (8-27)
May 9, 2024 3:10 pm EDT
The Line: Colorado Rockies +129 / San Francisco Giants -140; Over/Under: +10
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In this article, we will formulate a Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction for this MLB Game on Thursday, May 9th at Coors Field. 

Rockies Are Losing Another Game

The Rockies scored six runs on Wednesday, but it wasn’t enough as the defense gave up eight eight runs. Charlie Blackmon did have a strong Game finishing with two hits and two RBIs. Elias Diaz also hit a home run and drove in three RBis. Peter Lambert went three innings giving up nine hits and seven earned runs. The Rockies are averaging 3.51 runs while their pitching is giving up 5.86 runs per Game. The offense is ranked 27th in the league while the pitching is ranked 30th. For a team that plays at Coors Field, only averaging 3.51 runs per Game is inexcusable. 

McMahon Has Played Well This Season

Ryan McMahon has hit five home runs and driven in 19 RBIs. Getting the start for the Rockies will be Cal Quantrill who sits with a 1-3 record and an ERA of 4.31. In his last start against the Pittsburgh Pirates, he went 7.2 innings giving up three hits and zero runs. 

Giants Have Won First Two Games

The Giants have won the first two Games of the series and the offense has scored 13 runs in the first two Games. They used a balanced attack on Wednesday with six players driving in at least one RBI. Lamonte Wade Jr finished with a hit and two RBIs. The Giants are averaging 3.7 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.68 runs per Game. The offense is ranked 24th in the league, while the pitching is ranked 22nd. They have a negative run differential of -0.97 which is 26th in the league. Getting the start for the Giants will be Keaton Winn who sits with a 3-4 record and an ERA of 4.41. In his last appearance against the Philadelphia Phillies, he went 0.2 innings giving up four hits and five runs. The Giants will face the Reds following this series.

Why the Colorado Rockies will win

  • Probable Starting Pitcher: Cal Quantrill Record this season: 1-3 ERA: 4.31
  • The Giants have lost six of their last seven games as road favorites following a win.
  • The Rockies have won three of their last four Thursday day games as home underdogs against National League opponents.
  • The Giants have failed to cover the run line in 10 of their last 11 day games following a win.
  • The Rockies have covered the run line in six of their last seven day games at Coors Field following a loss.

Why the San Francisco Giants will win

  • Probable Starting Pitcher: Keaton Winn Record this season: 3-4 ERA: 4.41
  • The Rockies have lost each of their last nine day games against teams that held a losing record.
  • The Giants have won each of their last seven games against the Rockies following a road win.
  • The Rockies have failed to cover the run line each of their last five games at Coors Field against teams that held a losing record.
  • The Giants have covered the run line in each of their last four road games against NL West opponents.
  • The Giants have led after 5 innings in each of their last four day games against National League opponents that held a losing record.

Total Runs Facts

  • Eight of the Giants’ last nine road games against NL West opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • Four of the Rockies’ last five day games against NL West opponents have gone UNDER the total runs line.
  • The ‘Inning 1 UNDER 0.5 runs’ market has hit in each of the Giants’ last 14 games as favorites against National League opponents.
  • The ‘Inning 1 UNDER 0.5 runs’ market has hit in each of the Rockies’ last five games.

Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction

The Rockies haven’t found a ton of success this season, but they are going to find success here. Quantrill gets the start for the Rockies, and in his last start he gave up zero runs to the Pittsburgh Pirates in 7.2 innings. The Giants’ offense is going to really struggle to get going here, and that will be the difference as the Rockies are going to get the job done. Back the Rockies on the money line. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Rockies ML

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